Japanese / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in guided tasks that involve following instructions and cooperating with peers, such as sports and craft activities

[Key concepts: collaboration, participation, task, performance; Key processes: following instructions, rehearsing, performing, presenting]


  • participating in guided tasks involving instructions and peer cooperation, such as group/pair language activities, games and sports, for example, せんせい says, ふくわらい、じゃんけんぽん, What’s the time, Mr Wolf?
  • following procedures for activities such as cooking, model-making or origami, understanding instructions such as はんぶん に おって、ここ に おいて、あつめて
  • participating in classroom routines, such as taking the roll はい、います。いいえ、いません。, naming the months and days of the week and describing the weather, for example,きょう は 月よう日 です。はれ です。
  • preparing, rehearsing and conducting presentations and performances, such as a Japanese item for assembly or a digital presentation about a significant event
  • working collaboratively to adapt and perform action songs, for example, by changing lyrics (()(うた)) based on modelled patterns, rehearsing and performing songs with appropriate gestures and actions
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Cooperation,  Instructions,  Japanese language

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